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RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 for 623 Vacancies

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released its notification for recruitment of 623 Assistants through Direct Recruitment. If you want to make a career with the Reserve Bank of India, then this is your chance. Apply for this RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 and make the most of this opportunity. The last date to apply for this RBI Assistants Recruitment is 10th November 2017. Read the article to know in detail about the salary, pay scale, total vacancies, important dates and more! Here are some of the important Highlights of the RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification 2017.

#1. Important Dates for RBI Recruitment 2017

Exam Events
Important Dates
Application Starts
18th October 2017
Last Date of
10th November 2017
RBI Assistant Prelims
Exam Date (Tentative)
27th & 28th
November 2017
RBI Assistant Mains
Exam Date (Tentative)
20th December 2017

#2. RBI Assistant Recruitment – Vacancies

There are a total of 623 Vacancies that are released this year. You can read about the Vacancies for RBI Assistant Recruitment in detail by clicking on the link given below!

#3. Eligibility Criteria for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017

A. Age Limit (01.10.2017)

  1. Minimum Age: 20 years. (born not after 01.10.1997)
  2. Maximum Age: 28 years. (born not before 02.10.1989)

B. Educational Qualification

  1. At least a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.
  2. A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependents of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.
  3. Candidates applying for post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.
  4. It is necessary that you have a basic knowledge of Word Processing on PC.

C. Age Relaxation

  1. SC/ST – 5 years
  2. OBC – 3 years
  3. PwD – 10 years

#4. Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure – RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017

The selection process for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 will be through two stages of Online Examinations and a Language Proficiency Test. Note:

  1. All sections, except the English language, will be available bilingually (both Hindi and English).
  2. There will be sectional cut offs as well as overall cutoffs.
  3. There will be negative marking. A penalty of 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

A. Preliminary Exam Pattern

This will be a 100 mark paper with a composite time of 1 hour. It will be an online objective test.

B. Main Exam Pattern

Those who qualify through the Prelims Exam are eligible to write the Mains Exam. This will be a 200 mark paper with a composite time of 2 hours. It will be an online objective Test.

  1. There will be negative marking of 1/4th marks in the RBI Assistant Mains Exam.
  2. The Mains Exam will be conducted Bilingually, i.e., English & Hindi.
  3. Once you qualify in this exam, you will be called for the Language Proficiency Test.

C. Language Proficiency Test

  1. All those who qualify in the RBI Assistant Mains will have to undergo a Language Test.
  2. The Language Proficiency Test will be conducted in the Official Language of the particular State.
  3. Final Selection will be based on the RBI Assistant Mains Exam + Biometric Verification + Language Proficiency Test.

#5. How to Apply for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017

  1. Click on the direct link given above to apply for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017.
  2. Click on New Registration.
  3. Fill up the Registration Form carefully.
  4. You will now receive a  Registration Id & Password.
  5. Save the Password for future reference.
  6. Log In with the Id & Password & Fill up the application form.
  7. Upload your Photograph & Signature carefully.
  8. Submit the Application form.
  9. Now you can Proceed for the Payment of Fees.
  10. Alternatively, you can also visit the Official Website of RBI.
  11. Go to the bottom of the page & Click on Opportunities@RBI.
  12. Further, Go to Latest Vacancies & click on Recruitment for the post of Assistant.
  13. You will find the Link to Apply for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017.

#6. Salary & Pay Scale – RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017

Basic Pay: Rs. 14,650/- pm (i.e. Rs. 13150 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates only)
Pay scale: 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)- 26200- 1300 (2)-28800-1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years)
Gross Monthly Emoluments: Rs. 32124/- (approx)
Promotions: There are reasonable prospects for promotion to higher grades.

#7. Application Fee for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017

  • General/OBC – Rs. 450/-
  • SC/ST/PwD/ExSM – Rs. 50/-

#8. Official Notification for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017

Click Here to Download Official Notice of RBI Assistant 2017 Notification PDF 

Click here to Visit Official Website

Click Here to Apply Online